Living a contemplative life isn’t all about praying.
Here’s my random gratitude collection of mostly small but sometimes large things that helped make June better.
Spiritual insights can come when you least expect them, from unanticipated teachers.
Our focus on spiritual work shouldn’t exclude experiencing the marvels of the physical world.
Thomas Merton offers a perspective on why self-compassion doesn’t just make us happier; it’s also a powerful tool for our spiritual journey.
Here’s my random gratitude collection of mostly small but sometimes large things that helped make May better.
When incorporating rest/relaxation into our lives, it’s also important to consider the way we handle the transitions.
We require a balance between activity and rest. We even need rest from the activities we love, and bring us joy. I explore six different categories of rest and identify how each is uniquely different.
We’ve now lived through more than two years of a pandemic. As the world reopens and we feel the desire to get our lives back to a pre-pandemic normal, maybe we should first take some time to think about our need for rest.
Frank Bruni’s “sandwich board theory of life” helps me realize the futility of viewing life as a contest.